Tenure-Track Position in History- Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels

Faculty of Governance, Economics & Social Sciences - University Mohammed VI

Rabat, Morocco

ID: 7078345
Posted: May 12, 2021
Application Deadline: May 31, 2021

Job Description

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is a recently established non-profit Higher Education institution with campuses throughout Morocco, and with the ambition to promote high-quality, world-class education and research. It aims to contribute to the development of African countries through a two-fold objective: to train the next generation of African social science scholars and leaders, and to produce cutting-edge research that informs policy and solve the challenges facing society. To further this aim, the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) is looking to appoint several tenure-track positions in History.

Job Description and Duties: We are open to candidates with a research expertise in African history, World history, global History, Middle east history. Regardless of area of interest however, solid candidates with strong teaching and supervision experience as well as a robust publication record will be given serious consideration. The expected start date for the position is September 2021. For this reason, successful candidates are expected to be ready to take on teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Academic staff members are expected to actively participate in the Faculty’s intellectual life and public engagement and to advance the purposes and the ambition of UM6P. We are looking for serious scholars and dedicated teachers who can engage a diverse, multicultural community of students and researchers.

Qualifications: the candidates must have a Ph.D. in History or cognate disciplines, demonstrated experience in teaching, and solid publications in peer-reviewed journals. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach one or more of the following subjects:

Salary and Benefits: We offer a generous expatriate contract with a competitive salary and benefits that meet international standards. Salary packages are commensurate with experience. Benefits include a generous housing allowance, tuition allowance for dependents, medical insurance, retirement pension, free access to wellness services, and much more. The University also provides start-up and relocation support.

Job location: Our state-of-the-art facilities in the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES) are in Rabat. The Kingdom’s capital offers easy access to scholars interested in conducting field research in Africa and the Middle East. In addition, Rabat offers a good quality of life, a moderate weather all year round, and direct flights to most African, European, and North American capitals.

Application requirements: the application consists of the following:
 Application Statement (candidates must specify at which level they wish their application to be considered)
 Curriculum Vitae
 Full list of publications
 Copy of the Ph.D. degree
 Previous teaching experience including teaching evaluations and at least one course outline.
Applications must be submitted to recruitment.humanities@um6p.ma, by May 31, 2021.

Please attach a single PDF file containing all the above and use “History” in the subject line.

An interdisciplinary committee will review all applications. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview via videoconference. All enquiries should be sent to: recruitment.humanities@um6p.ma

NB: Without a response from us within 4 weeks after the deadline, consider that your application has not been accepted.


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